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The Commission on Culture and Tourism Sponsors Marketing Workshop Series

Participate in a Workshop to Learn How to Market Your Organization


Series of "Marketing on a Shoestring" half-day educational workshops. Topics include "Effective Public Relations Techniques," and "Creating Audience Motivating Product and Experiences." The program will be repeated at various locations statewide during the month of September.


Sponsored by the Commission on Culture and Tourism, for Connecticut museums, theaters, historical sites, cultural and heritage organizations, attractions, arts groups, hotels, motels, inns, bed & breakfasts, campgrounds, and shopping and dining establishments.


Wednesday, September 8, 2004
9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
Location: The Spa at Norwich Inn, 607 West Main Street, Norwich, CT
In collaboration with Connecticut East - Home of Mystic Places & The Quiet Corner
R.S.V.P. (860) 444-2206

Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Location: Twain Home & Museum, Twain Center, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
In collaboration with Central Regional Tourism District/Connecticut's Heritage River Valley
R.S.V.P. (860) 244-8181

Thursday, September 16, 2004
Location: Keeney Memorial Building, 200 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT
In collaboration with The Connecticut Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary War Route Committee
R.S.V.P. (860) 566-3005

Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 36 Marsh Hill Road, Orange, CT
In collaboration with Greater New Haven Convention & Visitors District
R.S.V.P. (203) 777-8550

Thursday, September 23, 2004
Location: Westport Public Library, McManus Room, 20 Jessup Road, Arnold Bernhard Plaza, Westport, CT
In collaboration with Coastal Fairfield County Convention & Visitors Bureau
R.S.V.P. (203) 853-7770

Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Location: Golden Age of Trucking Museum, 1101 Southford Road (1-84, exit 16 E and W), Middlebury, CT
In collaboration with Northwestern Connecticut Convention & Visitors Bureau
R.S.V.P. (203) 597-9527


The workshops are designed to educate employees of CT organizations on low- and no-cost marketing, so they can generate marketing and PR for their organizations locally.


There is no cost to participate. To register, or for more information, contact the host organization listed for each workshop.

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Jennifer Aniskovich
Exeuctive Director
Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
(860) 566-4770 x305

Ed Dombroskas
Tourism Division Director
Tourism Division
(860) 270-8075

Kathleen Ferrigno
Director of Public Relations
McLaughlin, DelVecchio & Casey
(203) 624-4151 x30


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